bidirectional replication

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bi·di·rec·tion·al rep·li·ca·tion

a situation in which DNA replication proceeds with two replication forks moving in opposite directions around a circle or D-loop-type structure.

bidirectional replication

A type of DNA replication which occurs in opposite directions from the same point of origin, thus creating 2 replication forks.